Ways of the World Chapter 12
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Which of the following was a feature of the communities in Australia in the fifteenth century?
The practice of "firestick farming"
In the fifteenth century, what did the Igbo people in West Africa have in common with the Iroquois League in North America?
Institutions for resolving conflict in the absence of a state
What was the largest pastoral society in West Africa in the fifteenth century
Why did the maritime expeditions of the Indian Ocean basin sponsored by the Ming emperor suddenly stop in 1433?
The emperor's successors viewed expansion as a waste of resources.
In its efforts to recover from the disruption of Mongol rule, where did the Ming dynasty look for inspiration?
The culture of past Chinese dynasties
Which of the following reflected the fragmented and competitive political environment in Europe in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries?
The Hundred Years' War between England and France
in which empire was a Shia version of Islam made the official religion in the sixteenth century?
Which of the following was a motivation for European expansion but not for Chinese expansion in the fifteenth century
To gain direct access to the wealth of Africa and Asia
Which of the following is true of the Mughal Empire?
it established unified control over most of the Indian peninsula
What feature did the Mughal Empire and Songhay Empire share?
The rulers were Muslim, but the majority of the population was not
The wars carried out by the Aztec Empire were linked to
the practice of Human sacrifice
What did the Inca Empire do that the Aztec Empire did not do?
Build a bureaucracy to integrate and control its subjects
What could women do in both the Aztec and Inca Empires?
Exercise political authority
Which of the following pairs of societies shared a common religion
Songhay and Ottoman
The Inca and Aztec empires practiced similar gender-based systems in which women and men operated in two separate but equivalent spheres, a system that scholars call
in the fifteenth century, the gathering and hunting way of life associated with the Paleolithic era persisted in
Refer to Map 12.1 in the textbook. The empire that encompassed Persia and Afghanistan in the fifteenth century marked
The last military conquest by nomadic people from Central Asia
What was a principle underlying the Great Law of Peace of the Iroquois League?
Which of the following was the most centralized, unified and prosperous of the world's major civilization in the fifteenth century?
Which of the following was a value emphasized in the Renaissance
After the fifteenth century, how did the Chinese state resolve the problem created by a growing population and land scarcity
More intensive use of available land
Which empire ended the Byzantine Empire and came the closest to conquering Europe?
The ruler of the Songhay Empire made the pilgrimage to Mecca and asked to be given which title?
caliph of the Land of the Blacks
How was Islam introduced into Southeast Asia and West Africa?
By traveling merchants
In what way were the Aztec and Inca empires similar?
Both started out as marginalized peoples who conquered and absorbed older cultures
What did the Aztec Empire require conquered people to do
In the fifteenth century, long-distance trade shifted to
East Asia, Southeast Asia, and the Indian Ocean
Which city emerged as a major Muslim port city in the Indian Ocean basin in the fifteenth Century
Which of the following was a web of connection that linked many of the peoples in the world of the fifteenth century?
What contributed to the decline of inter-island exchanges in Pacific Polynesia by 1500?
The Little Ice Age